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John Cho and Leslie Mann to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards Stars of Star Trek Beyond and The Comedian will take the stage Feb. 11 to present this year’s 18 awards to 34 individuals ... Continue Reading →
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Last Chance! Animation Magazine’s 2017 Education & Careers Guide We are extending our deadline to accept free listings from schools, online educators and career courses in ... Continue Reading →
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eOne’s ‘PJ Masks’ Scores New UK Broadcaster & Licensees

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a new broadcast partner and a raft of licensees for hit preschool superhero show PJ Masks in the UK, where the brand will get its first toy line ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Teases ‘Emoji Movie’ with Steven Wright as “Meh”

Sony Picture Animation has launched a first mobile teaser trailer for its upcoming 21st century comedy The Emoji Movie, featuring new voice talent Steven Wright as “Mel Meh,” ... Continue Reading →
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Dan Meth Named Artist-in-Residence at KLIK!

KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival has named award-winning cartoonist and animation director Dan Meth as its artist-in-residence for 2016. In this solemn duty, Meth will create animations ... Continue Reading →
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POW!, THR and GBI Team for ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’

Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment is partnering with entertainment media brand The Hollywood Reporter and global brand management company Genius Brands International to launch a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki Dies Age 57

Makiko Futaki, a long time Japanese feature animator whose most recent work was on Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s When Marnie Was There, died May 13 of an “unspecified illness,” ... Continue Reading →
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Cuppa Coffee Flips Donald Trump’s Lid

Canadian animation house Cuppa Coffee Studios has lent its irreverent flair to the U.S. presidential race by producing a bizarre animated journey inside the iconically coifed noggin ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Scraps Infinity Console Business

Disney is stepping away from the video game publishing arena, deciding to shutter its Disney Infinity console business and taking a $147 million write off in its second fiscal quarter ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Works! to Rep ‘Molang’ in NorAm

Licensing Works! has been appointed the North American licensing agent for animated series Molang by Paris-based production and distribution house Millimages. The 104 x 3’30″ ... Continue Reading →